2017–18 Russian Premier League

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Russian Premier League
Season2017–18
ChampionsLokomotiv Moscow
3rd title
RelegatedAmkar Perm
Tosno
SKA-Khabarovsk
Champions LeagueLokomotiv Moscow
CSKA Moscow
Spartak Moscow
Europa LeagueKrasnodar
Zenit St. Petersburg
Ufa
Matches played240
Goals scored541 (2.25 per match)
Top goalscorerQuincy Promes (15)
Average attendance13,971


The 2017–18 Russian Premier League (Russian: Чемпионат России по футболу 2017/2018, Chempionat Rossii po futbolu 2017/2018) was the 16th Russian Premier League season, and the 26th top division football tournament. It was played from 15 July 2017 to 13 May 2018. Spartak Moscow were the defending champions, but Lokomotiv Moscow won the tournament.

Table[change | change source]

[1]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Lokomotiv Moscow (C) 30 18 6 6 41 21 +20 60 Champions League group stage
2 CSKA Moscow 30 17 7 6 49 23 +26 58
3 Spartak Moscow 30 16 8 6 51 32 +19 56 Champions League third qualifying round
4 Krasnodar 30 16 6 8 46 30 +16 54 Europa League group stage
5 Zenit St. Petersburg 30 14 11 5 46 21 +25 53 Europa League third qualifying round
6 Ufa 30 11 10 9 34 30 +4 43 Europa League second qualifying round
7 Arsenal Tula 30 12 6 12 35 41 −6 42
8 Dynamo Moscow 30 10 10 10 29 30 −1 40
9 Ahmat Grozny 30 10 9 11 30 34 −4 39
10 Rubin Kazan 30 9 11 10 32 25 +7 38
11 Rostov 30 9 10 11 27 28 −1 37
12 Ural Yekaterinburg 30 8 13 9 31 32 −1 37
13 Amkar Perm (R) 30 9 8 13 20 30 −10 35 Dissolved after the season[2]
14 Anzhi Makhachkala 30 6 6 18 31 55 −24 24 Relegation play-offs
15 Tosno (R) 30 6 6 18 23 54 −31 24 Dissolved after the season[3]
16 SKA-Khabarovsk (R) 30 2 7 21 16 55 −39 13 Relegation to FNL

Relegation play-offs[change | change source]

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Yenisey Krasnoyarsk 6–4 Anzhi Makhachkala 3–0 3–4
Amkar Perm 3–0 Tambov 2–0 1–0

Because Amkar Perm was dissolved when the season ended, Anzhi Makhachkala were allowed to stay in the Premier League. Yenisey Krasnoyarsk will be promoted to the Premier League for the first time in the team's history.[4]

Statistics[change | change source]

Top goalscorers[change | change source]

15 goals

14 goals

10 goals

9 goals

8 goals

References[change | change source]

  1. "Summary - Premier League - Russia - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  2. "ОФИЦИАЛЬНО: "АМКАР" ПРЕКРАЩАЕТ СВОЕ СУЩЕСТВОВАНИЕ" (in Russian). Sport Express. 18 June 2018.
  3. "ФК "Тосно" прекратил свое существование" (in Russian). Interfax. 9 June 2018.
  4. "Russian club Yenisey Krasnoyarsk release brilliantly bold strips for 2018/19". FourFourTwo. 22 June 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2018.

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